Reported Annual Crime In West Seattle

StatisticReportedincidentsWest Seattle/100k peopleSeattle/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime42,7273,598 (estimate)6,1013,7962,837
StatisticReportedincidentsWest Seattle/100k peopleSeattle/100k peopleWashington/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder19n/a2.72.75.3
Rape254n/a36.342.240.4
Robbery1,547n/a220.977.5102.8
Assault2,474n/a353.3179.7248.5
Violent crime4,294362 (estimate)613302386
Burglary7,666n/a1,094.7674.8468.9
Theft26,639n/a3,803.92,376.31,745.0
Vehicle theft4,128n/a589.5443.0236.9
Property crime38,4333,236 (estimate)5,4883,4942,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Canterwood, WA3,40958666723
Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,51268788857
Meadowdale, WA2,99877896973
Yarrow Point, WA1,14901,0031,003
Bothell East, WA10,0641081,2481,356
Purdy, WA1,0691091,2571,365
Rocky Point, WA1,8011121,2921,403
Seattle, WA668,8496135,4886,101

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Seattle is 27% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.86 daily crimes that occur in West Seattle.
  • West Seattle is safer than 57% of the cities in the Washington.
  • In West Seattle you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Seattle has not changed.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Seattle

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Seattle is 1 in 277
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Seattle is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Seattle is 1 in 28

Year Over Year Crime In Seattle (per 100,000 people)

Seattle police department

ItemWest SeattleSeattleWashington
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,8018,169
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.92.2

Sex offenders in Washington

StateTotal offendersWashington /100KNational /100K
Washington6,10297222
There are a total of 6,102 sex offenders in Washington. This yields a total of 97 sex offenders in Washington per 100,000 residents which is 56% less than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Denver, CO663,3036573,5904,247
El Paso, TX678,0583901,7982,188
Washington, DC659,0091,1324,6485,780
Boston, MA658,2797072,1502,857
Memphis, TN655,8571,8205,6357,455
Seattle, WA668,8496135,4886,101
Source: The West Seattle, Seattle, WA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.